A powerful action thriller, ARSENAL tells the intertwining stories of the Lindel brothers, Mikey (Johnathon Schaech) and JP (Adrian Grenier), who had only each other to rely on growing up. As adults, JP found success as the owner of a construction company, while Mikey became a small-time mobster, mired in a life of petty crime. When Mikey is kidnapped and held for a ransom by ruthless crime boss Eddie King (Nicolas Cage), JP turns to the brothers' old pal Sal (John Cusack), a plain clothes detective for help. In order to rescue his brother, JP must risk everything and unleash his vengeance against King's relentless army of gangsters.
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Dump and uninteresting.
Poor Adrian Grenier. This movie was not the best laid plans for a future as a leading man.
The 1st clue was Nicolas Cage himself. I like Cage and all but he tends to suck the very essence out of a film with his over the top bad acting.
Grenier plays the good little brother trying to make sure his bad big brother gets on the right path after being on the wrong one for so long. Semi ironic as it's big bro who 1st introduce baby bro to the right path. It's a story I literally herd a thousand times, in fact I think I've seen at lest one movie a week with this subject. The stories of the two brothers is weak, and not implemented very well by the filmmakers or the actors playing them.
And there was absolutely no point for John Cussack to be in this film. They could have saved some cash and gotten someone else. Spend it on some better action scenes.
So Grenier's leading role status is up in the air. I hope he has an awesome real life entourage he can lean on.
It's a skipper.
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